AI is Here, But What Does It Mean for People, And for Jobs?

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is no longer a concept of the future as it is very much in the present. Do you have an Amazon Echo or an iPhone with Siri or a Google Home device? You are using artificial intelligence.Read more

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Real Estate Trending Down in Singapore, But Poised For a Comeback

In roughly two months, CoreNet Global will once again hold a global summit of corporate real estate executives in Singapore. Our Asia-Pacific summits are always a fascinating window into real estate trends throughout Asia, and in Singapore we’ll get an upclose look at this small country, which is a center of commerce for the continent.Read more

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Revisiting NAFTA

Speculation is increasing that President Trump will seek to pull the U.S. out of NAFTA, The North American Free Trade Agreement that was created in 1994.Read more

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What is the Smart Corporate Real Estate Play in China?

If there’s one thing that’s true about China, it’s probably that it’s about to change. China, led by a communist regime, has one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world.

A new CoreNet Global whitepaper, Corporate Real Estate Strategies Shift in Maturing Marketplace, explores the most up to date strategies for corporate real estate executives who want to establish and/or grow their companies’ presence in China.Read more

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Alexa, Show Me What Our New Sales Center Would Look Like

For several years, attendees of the CoreNet Global summits around the world have been trying on virtual reality and augmented reality devices that replicate building sites, plans, and concepts. Walk from the parking lot to the sales center, view the green roof from above and compare various interior layout concepts – all without leaving the CoreNet Global Innovation Pavilion.Read more

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Are Remote Workers More Productive?

We suppose there will be no end to the debate on whether it is best to work from home, a co-working space, the office,  a coffee shop or a somewhere on a  tropical beach. And there may be no definitive answer, as all corporate cultures and individuals are unique.Read more

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The New Tax Plan And Corporate Real Estate

A U.S. tax system overhaul could work out well for investors in commercial real estate, according to a new analysis from Bloomberg.

“U.S. commercial real estate is a likely winner in the evolving Republican tax overhaul, which is poised to lower rates for property owners and spur new investment,” according to the article. Read more

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Will You Be Getting Any Presents From Amazon?

The great race to unpack what has to be the greatest package Amazon could ever deliver is heating up, with some cities feeling a little more nice than others.

As the world knows by now, Amazon has announced its intention to build a second North American headquarters, and it has received 238 proposals from cities and regions in 54 states, provinces, districts and territories across North America. Read more

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Five Workplace Shifts That Companies Must Make By 2020

Check out the December issue of the The LEADER magazine for a great read on the top five workplace shifts that companies must make by 2020. Read more

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Co-Working Down Under

As we have been saying in a number of reports and whitepapers, co-working is one of the most significant trends right now in corporate real estate.Read more

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CoreNet Global Recognizes the Best of the Best

Even though futurists were on hand at the CoreNet Global Summit in Seattle to predict a world we can hardly imagine (with flying cars) these are exciting times to be a part of the corporate real estate (CRE) profession.

Indeed, almost 3,000 corporate real estate end users, service providers and economic developers convened to consider the current (and future) state of CRE, with expert speakers providing thought leadership on a wide range of topics from facilities management and food service to robots, blockchain and artificial intelligence.

And among those, the best of the best was selected in several categories at CoreNet Global’s annual Recognition Dinner.Read more

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CoreNet Global Day Two: Bring Your ‘A’ Game

CoreNet Global attendees at the North American Summit in Seattle began their day Tuesday with a peek at WikiTribune, a new news site being launched by Wikipedia. And they heard it first hand, from Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia. Wikipedia, Wales said, is the 5th highest trafficked site on the web, with 40 million articles, in 284 languages and 400 unique visitors every month. 

It was a rare opportunity to hear from a true Internet pioneer. And his message to the corporate real estate professionals: Too often people think in mysterious ways about their online community, hoping for some kind of magic. These are people, these are your people. What do they want to accomplish and how can you help them? Read more

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